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Wisconsin Jurisprudence

Course: #2921Level: Introductory1 Hour

Wisconsin physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are required to take a course on the laws that affect the practice of physical therapy in Wisconsin. This course reviews various legal authorities which impact the practice of physical therapy in Wisconsin.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkIdentify various sources of law that govern physical therapy practice in Wisconsin
  • checkmarkExamine the Wisconsin State Practice Act to establish the clinical scope of practice in Wisconsin
  • checkmarkExamine the Wisconsin State Practice Act to determine licensure requirements for physical therapists including continuing competence activities
  • checkmarkDistinguish case law and malpractice actions from administrative regulation of licensure
  • checkmarkDevelop a personal plan to limit liability


0-15 Minutes Background, review of learner outcomes
15-35 Minutes Wisconsin State Practice Act
35-55 Minutes Malpractice,license infractions, and malpractice prevention
55-60 Minutes Summary
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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